Monument Maker: Daniel Chester French and the Lincoln Memorial

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When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, fifteen-year-old Dan French had no way to know that one day his tribute to the great president would transform a plot of Washington, DC marshland into America's gathering place. He did not even know that a sculptor was something to be. He only knew that he liked making things with his hands.

Publication Date: 
September 3, 2019